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rushlight (n.)

"a light made from a stripped, dried rush dipped repeatedly in tallow," 1710, from rush (n.1) + light (n.). Earlier rush-candle (1590s). Figurative of something insignificant, thin, or faintly glimmering.

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Definitions of rushlight

rushlight (n.)
a tallow candle with a rush stem as the wick;
Synonyms: rush candle
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